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Improved Nigeria-South Africa relations will quicken African development – President Buhari  

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that improvement in relations between Nigeria and South Africa will speed up the process of development on the African continent. Speaking in concurrence with the Chairman of the African National Congress (ANC) and South Africa’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, who …

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‘We must respect our people,’ President Buhari tells visiting President of The Gambia, Barrow

We cannot stop educating people that they are doing themselves a lot of favour when they do the right things in a democracy, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. The President, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), spoke Thursday at State House, Abuja, while receiving President …

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Nigerian traders in Ghana applaud FG’s planned evacuation of citizen

By Maureen Okon Abuja, Dec. 3, 2020 The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) and the Nigerian Union of Traders Association in Ghana (NUTAG) on Thursday praised the Federal Government over its planned evacuation of citizens from that country. The groups lauded the Federal Government at an Inter-Ministerial Committee meeting …

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Police confirms arrest of Maina; Says he’ll be extradited to Nigeria soon

The Nigerian Police Force, NPF, has confirmed the arrest of fleeing former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina in Niamey, Niger Republic, Monday. A statement by DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, said that following the arrest of Maina, the Nigerian …

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Guterres pledges support for sustainable industrial development in Africa

New York, Nov. 21, 2020 The COVID-19 crisis impacted on Africa “well before the pandemic spread across the continent”, the UN chief said on Friday, marking Africa Industrialisation Day, arriving at a point when many economies were expanding and “poverty was declining”. “Technology and innovation were being embraced across the …

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Dangote urges Private Sector players to commit 1% of all profits to fund health

. .To sponsor Bill to National Assembly Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation, and Africa’s biggest philanthropist, Aliko Dangote, has urged all operators in the private sector to commit one percent of their profits to fund the health sector challenges in Nigeria, to enable the country tackle crisis like the coronavirus pandemic …

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Prof. Maurice Iwu, others speak at African Industrialization Week session  

Former National Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and presently, President of Bioresources Development Group, BDG, Professor Maurice Iwu, will be one of the Key Speakers at a Session of the African Industrialization Week, AIW, 2020. The theme of this year’s weeklong (November 16-20, 2020) celebration of the …

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Prof. Iwu calls for global collaboration in efforts to develop cure for COVID-19

Eminent Professor of Pharmacognosy, Professor Maurice Iwu, has said that collaboration between herbal and orthodox medicine practitioners at the national, continental and global levels, is key to the development of a cure for the coronavirus, otherwise called COVID-19. Professor Iwu, a former National Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, …

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Ensure EndSARS panels are not hindered, politically interfered with, PDP South Africa chapter urges governments

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South Africa Chapter has called on Nigerian governments at all levels to ensure that the judicial panels instituted in the wake of the #EndSARS protests are allowed to do their work unhindered and without political interference. In a statement signed by the Chapter Chairman and Secretary, …

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In Egypt Zulum wants Al-Azhar to train Borno’s scholars, preachers … To partner another Uni on medicine

As part of activities lined up for his ongoing activities in Egypt, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum was at the World Organization of Al-Azhar Graduates, in Cairo. Zulum was there on Wednesday, during which he requested partnership for the training of academics in Borno’s tertiary institutions and preachers. The governor also …

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